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Forum: Aston Martin
06-20-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,481
Posted By skywagon

Has anyone had success with resealing these...

Has anyone had success with resealing these lights? One of mine is starting to show signs when I wash my car. I would rather fix them now if there is a reliable adhesive others have used.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-04-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By skywagon

I think I am running a wider, and larger tire...

I think I am running a wider, and larger tire diameter, tire set-up than most here who have posted. I have a custom set of HRE P43SC's with Michelin PS4's.

Front: 20x9 ET42 with 255/35ZR20
Rear:...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-26-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 32,652
Posted By skywagon

Dave, I had my lights out 2 years ago for...

Dave,

I had my lights out 2 years ago for the upgrades to my car. At that time, both of them were just fine. It was only in the last 6 months that I started seeing issues. I will report back what...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-25-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 32,652
Posted By skywagon

Thanks for the information Dave! My left...

Thanks for the information Dave! My left headlight turn signal was intermittent and has just failed the last 3 drives. Now the right one has started acting up. I am going to pull the left one soon...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-19-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By skywagon

Keep in mind that wraps are good for 2-4 years,...

Keep in mind that wraps are good for 2-4 years, depending on use/sun exposure. After that point, they begin get brittle and become more difficult to remove.
Forum: Aston Martin
02-27-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By skywagon

I will say that removing the front and rear...

I will say that removing the front and rear bumper markers did not create any error codes/issues on my '07. Mine are completely gone as I changed to euro bumpers, including the proper sub-harnesses....
Forum: Aston Martin
09-21-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By skywagon

As a quick note/adjustment to Rich's directions...

As a quick note/adjustment to Rich's directions for a coupe. Remove the vertical carpet panel behind the seat and the side wall carpet will flex easily to remove the sliding forward battery retention...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-19-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By skywagon

Yeah, first was a 1977 C-185 and then there was a...

Yeah, first was a 1977 C-185 and then there was a 1976 C-180, currently I only have a 1946 J3. Planning on building a Vans RV in the near future. I take it you fly?

Funny on the shop/lift. I have...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-13-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By skywagon

Welcome to the forum! I live in Chandler, AZ as...

Welcome to the forum! I live in Chandler, AZ as well and perform all of my own work. There are a few of us locals who have exchanged information. We try to help each other out where we can. Feel free...
Forum: Aston Martin
05-03-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By skywagon

Sounds like time for a celebration/deal on the...

Sounds like time for a celebration/deal on the power pack upgrade kits... maybe?... just pulling your chain Stuart.

That is the next thing I want to do to my Vantage though. I bought your clutch...
04-17-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,716
Posted By skywagon

I have one of Scott's mirror's with an integrated...

I have one of Scott's mirror's with an integrated Valentine 1 remote display. It was in the car when I purchased it. It is now approximately 4 years old and still looks perfect. If that is an example...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-12-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 32,531
Posted By skywagon

I am running a 305/30 tire on a 20x11 wheel in...

I am running a 305/30 tire on a 20x11 wheel in the rear, 51mm offset.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-04-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,465
Posted By skywagon

Which finish did you go with?

Which finish did you go with?
Forum: Aston Martin
04-03-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,465
Posted By skywagon

I wish I could find one in the Microspin finish....

I wish I could find one in the Microspin finish. The only issue with my 2007 is it does not have nav so finding one without the cut-out is more difficult.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-03-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,772
Posted By skywagon

There are 2 detent/latch positions on my 2007's...

There are 2 detent/latch positions on my 2007's rear hatch. You can press down lightly to engage the first position and it will be latched and not pinch the cable. I put a microfiber towel on the...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-29-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,148
Posted By skywagon

My Vantage has an intermittent issue where the...

My Vantage has an intermittent issue where the left front turn signal (amber LED's) will not work and gives me a warning message. The white LED's work just fine. Does anyone know what this kit...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-09-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By skywagon

That is the premise of the partnership. It is...

That is the premise of the partnership. It is with AMR, not necessarily AM overall. Tag and Red Bull have had a partnership for a while and even one watch was issued related to AMR being involved...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-06-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,234
Posted By skywagon

Not buying cars without stamps in books? These...

Not buying cars without stamps in books? These are not Ferrari's that never depreciate. Most of these cars are depreciated to a level that individuals like myself perform all of the maintenance. It...
Forum: Aston Martin
02-28-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,720
Posted By skywagon

I am running their kit on my Vantage after I...

I am running their kit on my Vantage after I upgraded the bumpers with the carbon splitter. Keep in mind that you need to drill the carbon and install self-tapping screws. It is a very well designed...
Forum: Aston Martin
02-26-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,802
Posted By skywagon

karlfranz documented his process in 2013/2014:...

karlfranz documented his process in 2013/2014: https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/aston-martin/331237-my-newest-wrap-project-lots-pictures.html

I am well aware of how well/thorough he wrapped...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-26-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 489
Posted By skywagon

Blipshift Shirt of the Day - DBR9

Blipshift is a shirt design a day company related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. Every once and a while they have a design related to Aston Martin. One of today's is the DBR9. It's available...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-12-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 32,531
Posted By skywagon

Or you can run a plus size tire. On my car is:...

Or you can run a plus size tire. On my car is: 20x9 ET42 for the fronts running 255/35ZR20 tires, and 20x11 ET51 for the rears running 305/30ZR20 tires. I am not the only one running this set-up and...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-04-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,612
Posted By skywagon

With Sotheby's and Gooding at the same time in AZ...

With Sotheby's and Gooding at the same time in AZ they picked the wrong auction for that car. Knowing previous Barrett patterns, it is probably estimated $1M plus to qualify for a reserve.
Forum: Aston Martin
01-02-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 32,531
Posted By skywagon

Finding the best wheel for a particular car is...

Finding the best wheel for a particular car is always subjective and up the a person's taste. Some feel only the OEM wheels will be good enough and all aftermarket, even though they might be stronger...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-19-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,721
Posted By skywagon

I was hoping that would not show up here. I feel...

I was hoping that would not show up here. I feel most in this group think significantly higher of their cars and the brand to not do these kind of things. I have known of that "builder" since he...
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